The Towns and Regions Inhabited by Afghan Tribes and Known as Afghanistan
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[8c] The region is bounded on the south by Baluchistan, on the east by the Indus River, on the west by Sistan and Herat, and on the north also by Herat and the Hindu Kush. The lattermost chain separates Afghanistan from Balkh, Badakhshan, and Tukharistan. The area of this region (i.e. Afghanistan) is 150,000 square miles. Its population numbers forty laks or four million persons.[8cc]

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“The Towns and Regions Inhabited by Afghan Tribes and Known as Afghanistan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 21 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000005>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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